Ski for Light

Black Hills Regional Ski for Light

Each year NDAB helps to organize transportation for individuals who are attending the Black Hills Regional Ski for Light event. Ski for Light offers two skiing venues, cross-country and down-hill, along with snowshoeing and snowmobile rides in the Terry Peak area of South Dakota. The annual four-day event is held each January.

They welcome all blind/visually impaired individuals and mobility impaired individuals. All levels of experience are welcome. Each participant will have a guide to help and encourage them along the way.

For many, the highlight of the event is the last day. It is full of fun races where participants have a chance to show off their skills.

The Black Hills Regional Ski for Light website contains event information, online registration forms and pictures. The website can be located at:

The cost for five nights lodging, ski rentals, lift tickets, four lunch meals and two evening meals, including the banquet, is $250. Partial funding may be available for people in financial need. To receive mailings, registration materials and a scholarship application contact the BHSFL office at 605-341-3626

To learn more about transportation from ND, contact Amy Osvold, NDVS/SB Rehab Teacher, for participants in western North Dakota. She can be reached by calling 701-857-7635 or emailing Pam Haus, NDVS/SB Rehab Teacher, will be the contact for participants in eastern North Dakota. She can be reached by calling 701-795-2719 or emailing They are willing to aid with applications, raffle tickets, discuss transportation details or to answer any other questions you may have regarding the event.